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Scholars Workshop with Professor Jianxun Wang

  • Abigail Adams Institute Office 14 Arrow Street Cambridge, MA USA (map)

How Can China Get Out of Cycle of Dynasties?

A Tocquevillian Perspective

Jianxun Wang is an Associate Professor of Law at China University of Political

Science and Law in Beijing. He studied law in China for almost ten years, and then

received his Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University-Bloomington in 2006.

His research interests include American constitutional history, political theory, and

Chinese law and politics. He published several books, including Taming the

Leviathan: A General Theory of Limited Government, which won numerous awards in

China. In addition, he wrote around two hundred op-eds and short essays in leading

Chinese newspapers and magazines.